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Conservation Ecology

Oxford Brookes University

12 months
Duration
15900 GBP/year
8900 GBP/year
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About

The Conservation Ecology programme at the Oxford Brookes University develops the professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques required for effective conservation. It will familiarise you with the key ecological concepts underlying evidence-based conservation.

Overview

At the Conservation Ecology programme at the Oxford Brookes University you will also gain essential skills for conservation practitioners, for example:

  • knowledge of international and national wildlife legislation
  • planning law and environmental policy
  • IT competencies, including Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • an understanding of the ecological requirements of different species and the implications of environmental change
  • an ability to statistically interpret field data
Our MSc/PGDip/PGCert Conservation Ecology course develops the professional and field skills, including identification and survey techniques required for effective conservation. It will familiarise you with the key ecological concepts underlying evidence-based conservation.

Career prospects

Graduates of the Conservation Ecology programme at the Oxford Brookes University gain employment primarily with environmental consultancies or agencies, conservation organisations and charities, or continue academic research as PhD students. Some of our past students are currently working for:

  • environmental consultants
  • the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
  • the Environment Agency
  • Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA)
  • Natural England
  • conservation organisations overseas

Accreditation

CIEEM

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Taxonomy and Identification
  • Ecology for Conservation
  • Ecosystem Degradation and Management
  • Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services 
  • Career Development and Research Skills 
  • Molecular Biology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are usually expected to have (or be about to attain) at least a second class honours degree in a related scientific subject from a recognised institution of higher education. 
  • If you do not have these academic qualifications, you could still be offered a place on this course if you can show evidence of the potential to succeed based on professional and/or related experiences.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15900 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home (UK) part time: £4,450

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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